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Canon Pixma IX 6850

alaTest has collected and analyzed 347 reviews of Canon Pixma IX 6850. The average rating for this product is 4.4/5, compared to an average rating of 4.0/5 for other Printers for all reviews. People are impressed by the size and print quality. The price and performance also get good feedback, whereas many are critical about the control panel and paper handling.

usability, performance, price, print quality, size

paper handling, control panel

We analyzed user and expert ratings, product age and more factors. Compared to other Printers the Canon Pixma IX 6850 is awarded an overall alaScore™ of 89/100 = Very good quality.

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alaTest has collected and analyzed 64 user reviews of Canon Pixma IX 6850 from The average user rating for this product is 4.4/5, compared to an average user rating of 3.9/5 for other Printers on People really like the print quality and design. The price and usability are also appreciated. There are some mixed comments about the multifunction and reliability, and the paper handling and control panel get critical reviews.

performance, usability, price, design, print quality

size, control panel, paper handling

91% of the reviews on give this product a positive rating.

This summary is based on the products: Canon PIXMA iX6850 Wi-Fi Office Printer - Black & Extra Set Of XL Compatible InksCanon PIXMA iX6850 Wi-Fi Office Printer - Black & Extra Set Of XL Compatible Inks

Apr, 2017

Expert review by: Ian Osborne (

Canon PIXMA iX6850 Wi-Fi Office Printer review


Is this the future of printing, or a niche product for design professionals and hardcore hobbyists?

Great photo printing ; A3 output ; Good connectivity options ; Small footprint

No Duplex ; No internal paper trays ; No facilities to print from USB or memory cards ; No screen

Ratings in depth This A3 printer, the Canon PIXMA iX6850, is a high-quality compact model, designed for home hobbyists and small businesses rather than busy offices. It's inexpensive too. The RRP is just £220 (about US$368, AU$394) and if you shop...

Apr, 2014

Expert review by: Trusted Reviews (

Canon PIXMA iX6850


Canon's PIXMA iX6850 is a large-format colour inkjet for under £200

High quality photos, Twin-button WPS setup, Prints from 15 x 10cm to A3

No USB or memory sockets, No duplex print, Large footprint when open

Jun, 2014

Expert review by: Simon Handby (

Canon PIXMA iX6850 review


Great for creative use in the office, but pricey and not so good over Wi-Fi

May, 2014

Consumer review by: Photoshop beginner (

Buy this if you need an A3/A3+ printer.


Recent purchase prior to a dream holiday in Rome. Fantastic hi-res print quality from A Nikon D7200 with a Sigma 18-35 f1.8 A lens. A bit of a tweak on the images in Photoshop and Lightroom. Printed 6 photos on A3+ hi-gloss 280gsm paper and the detail...

Great Features ; Great Picture Quality ; Lightweight ; Simple Controls

Jul, 2016

Consumer review by: Kelly (

Purchased to use as an edible printer


" I purchased this printer to print onto icing sheets and wafer paper which it does perfectly much better than the printer I was using. Since there is a top/back loading feature this means that the icing sheets do not get stuck to the drum which they...

Aug, 2016

Consumer review by: LOFTYRN (




May, 2016

Consumer review by: Dan62 (

Only had it a short time but ...


" ... so far so good. Needed a reasonably priced A3 printer quickly to replace an aging and malfunctioning model of a different brand. Did some research, asked around and checked out the reviews of various brands before settling for this one....

May, 2016

Consumer review by: Max71 (

Great A3 printer


" Great printer for the money, produces top quality prints, would recommend without hesitation "

Apr, 2016

Consumer review by: The Professor (

Cannon A3 Printer


" I wanted a color photo printer for a3 and whilst the price is reasonable and refill ink reasonable.And the printing results are of a good standard.The big problem with this printer is wireless network connectivity.The software installation is very...

Apr, 2016

Consumer review by: dave (

Easy to use


" Works well - fairly easy to use and set up by someone who is not too technically minded. "

Mar, 2016

Product Specifications

Ports & interfaces

USB port: Yes
USB ports quantity:1